Pop a cork and celebrate, because we’re getting into the fine print with the history of Champagne in one map!
Sea salt, Kosher salt, or Himalayan salt? Which do you have on hand at all times? Struggling to know the difference? Here's a primer!
Prepare for the North American solar eclipse of 2017! This is going to be a major event and we wanted to make sure you understood the science behind it!
Caramel is one of those confections that so confounds chemists we haven't yet found enough names for the compounds found in it! But did you know that sugar doesn't have to melt in order to caramelize? Try making dry caramel sugar at home and revolutionize your baking.
Though it may sound dull, the science behind organizing your fridge could save you money! Are you constantly throwing things out because they're going bad? Well, if you know where each food should be properly stored inside your fridge, you might be able to cut down on that waste!
Cornbread has two distinct camps: Northern and Southern. But do you know how the two styles came to be? It all comes down to technology that was developed around the industrial revolution!
When it comes to the most basic ingredient in our baking arsenal, there are a lot of options at the store! Here's a quick breakdown on the difference between AP flour, bread flour, and pastry flour.
Invisible ink sounds like something that only spies get to play with, but at Home & Family we're going to let you in on the secrets! Using nothing more than common household items, we'll teach you how to write secret messages at home.
Blowing bubbles is a joy for young and old, but wouldn't it be better if we could get them to last longer? And don't you always want to blow the biggest bubbles possible? Well, here's the scientific breakdown on the perfect formula for enormous bubbles.
Ice cream is everyone's favorite treat in the summer, but it takes so much planning to make at home! But, with a few scientific tricks you can make it in just a few minutes. Check out this cool contraption made out of marble and dry ice!
Confused about the difference between cold brew and iced coffee? Here's the complete breakdown and my favorite recipe for perfect cold brew at home.
Confused about plastic? Worried about wood? Beguiled by glass? Here's everything you need to know about cutting boards in your kitchen.
There are so many things to consider when we walk into the kitchen, from the food we buy, to how we’re going to cook it, that sometimes the simpler things get overlooked. But, as we all know, simple doesn’t mean unimportant. And that is certainly the case with today’s topic: cutting boards
Do aluminum pans cause alzheimers? Is teflon safe to use? I teamed up with Doctor JJ to discuss the science and health issues surrounding some of our most common pots and pans.
Why does bread go stale? What's happening inside the crust to make it stiff and dry? How can we delay the onset of staleness? Here's the scientific breakdown on why things go stale!
Ever questioned the way you boil your pasta? Guess what? You don't need a ton of water, it doesn't need to be rapidly boiling, and you don't have to constantly stir!
When it comes to candy making, few things are as delightful as a chocolate Easter bunny. But there's more to making a great rabbit than melting chocolate and pouring it into a mold. Learn all about chocolate tempering and the science behind this holiday favorite!
Something as ubiquitous as wool is often taken for granted. I teamed up with Debbie Matenopoulos to investigate how this fiber has been used in fashion since the dawn of animal husbandry! What's the difference between cashmere, merino, and alpaca? Stay tuned!